Complementary Medicine For Dummies by Jacqueline Young

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A comprehensive guide to what’s what and what works in complementary medicine, this expert guide cuts through the jargon and gives you the facts about the alternatives. Whether you are interested in maintaining your general well-being or relieving the symptoms of a specific complaint, this book outlines all of the therapies available to you – from acupuncture through healing foods to yoga and massage - and tells you what each treatment is most effective for, how to go about finding a practitioner and what to expect from a consultation.

Topics covered in Complementary Medicine For Dummies include:

Old Dogs – New Tricks: From Ancient Roots to Modern PracticeTurning to the Pros for Your Health DiagnosisReading the Body (Self-Diagnosis)Uncovering Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)Revealing Ayurveda’s ‘Science of Life’Balancing Health With Tibetan MedicinePurifying the Body with Japanese MedicineDipping Your Toes Into Nature CureGetting to the Point of AcupunctureHoming in on HomeopathyUnearthing Herbal MedicineNibbling on Nutritional MedicineDiving into NaturopathyOpening Up with OsteopathyGetting to the Crunch with ChiropracticMoving with Bodywork TherapiesEnjoying Massage TherapiesRelaxing with Breathing, Relaxation, and MeditationScenting Out Aromatherapy and Flower and Tree RemediesConnecting with Healing TherapiesGetting Your Head Around Psychological TherapiesFeeling the Buss of Energy MedicineHaving a Go with Creative TherapiesTen Complementary Medicine Tips for Healthy LivingTen Superfoods for Great HealthTen Great Herbal RemediesAppendix A: A-Z of Therapies~

 

About Jacqueline Young

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Jacqueline Young is a qualified clinical psychologist, oriental medicine practitioner, naturopath, and nutritionist, and an established practitioner, educator, writer, and researcher in complementary medicine.
 
Published September 6, 2007 by For Dummies. 448 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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